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Off-duty officer killed in Vegas shooting to be honored

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — An off-duty Las Vegas police officer who was killed by a gunman shooting from a hotel into a crowded outdoor concert will be remembered Friday with church and graveside ceremonies and a procession past the site of the Oct. 188 mots de plus

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Helen DeVos, who backed health, education causes, dies at 90

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Helen J. DeVos, a philanthropist from western Michigan known for her support of children’s health, Christian education and the arts, has died at age 90, her family said Thursday. 345 mots de plus

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Senate GOP backs budget, clears way for tax overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans must now shift their focus to enacting President Donald Trump’s sweeping tax plan, a far heavier lift than the $4 trillion budget plan they’ve muscled through the Senate to lay the groundwork for the first tax overhaul in three decades. 308 mots de plus

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California fires cause $1B in damage, burn 7,000 buildings

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The wildfires that have devastated Northern California this month caused at least $1 billion in damage to insured property, officials said Thursday, as authorities increased the count of homes and other buildings destroyed to nearly 7,000. 508 mots de plus

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Student, 2 others die in shooting near Colorado university

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Three people, including a Colorado State University student, were killed and one person was wounded Thursday in a pre-dawn shooting outside an apartment complex about a mile (1.6 kilometers) west of the campus, police said. 274 mots de plus

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Survivors attend benefit concert for Vegas shooting victims

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Some survivors of the Las Vegas mass shooting said they were ready for closure, though they confessed feeling engulfed by anxiety and security fears while gathering in a large group for the first time since the attack. 622 mots de plus

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Study finds pollution is deadlier than war, disaster, hunger

NEW DELHI (AP) — Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. 1 370 mots de plus

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